August 7, 2014

Who Won the Gaza War? Egypt

Aaron David Miller, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

It's still too early to say, but for now, here's how I'd score the performance of the five major parties to this crisis: Israel, Hamas, the PA, Egypt, and the United States.

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TAGGED: Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Palestinian Authority, John Kerry


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August 1, 2014
My Letter from a Cairo Prison
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July 28, 2014
What Happens When America Disengages
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